This report is an assessment of the overall effects of infoDev’s mobile application labs (mLabs). mLabs are specialized mobile business incubation and acceleration facilities offering physical workspace, mentoring and coaching, devices for mobile application testing, training, and startup competitions.
infoDev's new Guide for Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group aims to educate entrepreneurs and angels from around the globe. It offers hands-on examples, such as financial worksheets, application forms, term sheets, contracts, and checklists that may be used as templates. The publication is a substantial update of the original Kauffman Foundation’s 2004 guidebook, which targeted a U.S. audience. This international edition is written specifically for newcomers to angel investing, and highlights the successes and challenges of angel groups in emerging and frontier markets.
A new series of assessment studies by infoDev analyzes challenges and opportunities offered by the development of Agribusiness Innovation Centers (AIC) in Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Senegal and Nepal.
Following a recent focus group organized by infoDev, ccHub, and Afrilabs, infoDev is working with African women in technology to establish a Women Innovators Network in Africa (WINA).
infoDev is seeking a short-term consultant to assist the Mobile Innovation Program team with particular focus on activities related to market assessments of mobile innovation ecosystems in Africa, and on the unique position of women entrepreneurs in the mobile industry. Applications due: September 30, 2013
As a part of the Creating Sustainable Businesses for the Knowledge Economy (CSBKE) program, infoDev is seeking a qualified consulting firm to provide marketing and communication services to Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Exploring the possibility of an ?Agribusiness Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center? (AIEC) in Senegal
infoDev is designing a new program to help facilitate the start-up and growth of innovative post-harvest agribusiness SMEs that specifically work with raw agricultural products in Senegal.
eLearning Africa is a conference and exhibition organised by ICWE GmbH that focuses on information and communication technologies (ICTs) for development, education and training in Africa. Serving as a pan-African platform, eLearning Africa links a network of decision-makers from governments and administrations with universities, schools, governmental and private training providers, industry and important partners in development cooperation. Each year a different country hosts the event. At the 2010 event, 1778 teachers, educators, trainers and ICT professionals from 78 countries, the majority coming from Africa, convened in Lusaka, Zambia. Conference languages are English and French.
COSTECH is looking for a business development manager to support incubated companies in structuring and developing their business strategies and facilitating access to markets.